Sunday Reflection

  • Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Living Faith

    Aug 11, 2019

    Today’s reading speaks about faith and our response to faith. They begin with Abraham, the Father of Faith. Abraham was a prosperous man of his time, living in Ur, located in the fertile area between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.

  • Eighteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: The Successful Christian

    Aug 04, 2019

    The readings for this Sunday force us to take a closer look at the whole concept of success. In the Gospel reading, the man is convinced that he is a success because he is a rich farmer.

  • Seventeenth Sunday: “Teach us how to pray”

    Jul 28, 2019

    “Teach us how to pray,” the disciples asked Jesus. This is the longing of our souls. We want to pray. We want to be with God.

  • Sixteenth Sunday: Life in the Presence of Christ

    Jul 21, 2019

    In this Sunday’s second reading from Paul’s Letter to the Colossians, Paul speaks about a mystery, “a mystery that has been hidden for ages is now manifested to God’s Holy Ones.

  • Fifteenth Sunday: The good samaritan next door

    Jul 14, 2019

    The Parable of the Good Samaritan is a parable of living the Law of the Lord. That is how the parable begins. That is what the scholar of the Law asked Jesus to comment on.

  • Fourteenth Sunday: Boasting in the Cross

    Jul 07, 2019

    St Paul is speaking positively about boasting. I thought boasting was bad. I thought we were never supposed to boast. I mean, I know that last year I was conceited and that this year I’m perfect, but I also know that it is wrong to boast about it.

  • Argentine Church aims to steer youth to sports, not drugs

    Jul 04, 2019

    In a country where soccer players are quite literally considered gods, Argentina’s Catholic Church has launched a campaign aimed at preventing minors using drugs by introducing them to sports.

  • Thirteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Freedom

    Jun 30, 2019

    Throughout our lives, we often have a thought that a time will come when we will finally be free, free of the authority that keeps us from doing what we want to do. When we were little, we viewed each stage of school as a step to greater freedom.

  • Chilean Diocese concerned for Venezuelan migrants at border crossing

    Jun 27, 2019

    The Diocese of San Marcos de Arica expressed Monday its concern over the humanitarian conditions of hundreds of people, mostly Venezuelans, held up at the Chacalluta border crossing between Peru and Chile.

  • Taken, Blessed, Broken and Given

    Jun 23, 2019

    Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of the Lord. In today’s Gospel, we come upon one of the many accounts of Jesus multiplying food for the people.